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Job Description: Applus Ireland run the National Car Testing (MOT) Service in Ireland under contract from the Irish government. Applus is an international Company employing over 20,000 people worldwide. We are now recruiting for permanent full-time qualified Mechanics on different shifts nationwide, apply here https://www.ncts.ie/1142/ Three weeks of initial certification training is provided, and then annual training, induction and qualification training will commence on Tuesday 6 th May 2024. Great opportunities for promotion to Team Lead and Manager positions, all recruited internally. Interviews will be by way of virtual video/telephone calls and face-to-face interview. We require the following: 1. EU/EAA work permit 2. QQI Level 6 or 5, City & Guilds, IMI, Level 3 or higher motor mechanic qualification 3. At least 1 years post qualification experience as a mechanic 4. Full EU driving licence (UK licence can be transferred) 5. Good verbal and written English Benefits: Applus Car Testing Service is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer Salary: €40,000 - €46,000 per year Apply here https://www.ncts.ie/1142/ CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON TO UPLOAD YOUR CV
Temporary Administrative Officer – Grade VII Training Standards Officer
Temporary Administrative Officer – Grade VII Training Standards Officer The Position: The appointee will join the Further Education Training Support and Development Unit team and report to FET Manager/Adult Education Officer and will undertake any other duties/projects and be delegated responsibility for management functions as determined by the QA Coordinator/FET Manager/Director of FET/CE. The Officer will collaborate with QA Coordinator to ensure the functions of QA department are fulfilled: to promote, facilitate, and support the teaching, learning and assessment of learners whilst collaborating with all other support functions within the ETB. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The duties assigned may be varied by the Chief Executive/Director of FET/FET Manager/ having regard to the changing needs of GRETB and the role. Full details of the post and Person Specification can be found on our website https://gretb.ie/jobs
Community Education Facilitator - Skills for Work Co-ordinator
Post Title: Skills for Work Co-ordinator Grade: Community Education Facilitator Initial Location: Further Education and Training Department Capacity: Fixed Term – 10 months from date of appointment Reporting to: Director of Further Education and Training (FET) and FET Senior Management team Initial Headquarters/Duties: The post holder will be located in the GRETB FET Department, GRETB Training Centre, Mervue, Galway. Successful post holder(s) may be transferred to another area within the organisation to allow for the allocation of additional duties, as and when required, which may include the reassignment to other duties where necessary. The Position: The Skills for Work Coordinator will be responsible, under the direction and guidance of the Director of Further Education & Training and FET Senior Management team for the development, delivery, promotion and support of the Skills for Work programme. This work will primarily consist of liaising with employers to ascertain skill gaps of employees in an ever-changing landscape. The Skills for Work Coordinator will be guided by Industry in the development of suitable programmes at levels 1-4 on the National Framework of Qualifications. Initial Duties and Responsibilities: To participate, under the direction and advice of the Director of Further Education & Training and the FET Senior Management and in co-operation with other managers and staff, in the organisation, co-ordination and monitoring of any activities which may be involved in or arise out of the appointment within the Board’s scheme, as the Chief Executive may decide. The initial duties will include but may not necessary be confined to the following: · In consultation with the FET senior management team lead/enable the planning, development, management, monitoring and control of the Skills for Work programme under the direction of the CE/Director of FET/AEO, in accordance with agreed planning structures; · Manage and implement the project plan agreed with the funders (SOLAS); · Arrange for the most effective and efficient planning, management and distribution of the financial, human and material resources; · Work in partnership with the key strategic stakeholders, both internal and external, for this work to ensure the successful delivery of the project plan; · Assist in the further definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders to support the development of staff in the workplace. · Manage project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques; · Conduct risk assessment and management of the work; · Track performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goals;· · Ensure that activity plans and budgets are constantly monitored and are achieved, ensuring that corrective action is taken, timely, as required; · Liaise with the adult Basic Education Service to schedule and ensure successful completion of programmes; · Ensuring the aims of the Skills for Work programme are achieved and quality standards are met; · Enhance own expertise through training and development; · Promote the literacy service through networking, raising awareness and publicity; · Ensure that the Stock/assets and reputation of the organisation are properly safeguarded and protected; · Ensure that appropriate Management Information Systems are accurately monitored, maintained and fully utilized as a management tool; · Ensure that all information reporting requirements as specified by GRETB Board, CE, Director of FET and DES are provided in a timely manner; · Keep records and statistics and prepare reports, returns and submissions as required, in consultation with the Director of FET and FET Senior Management team, including reports for SOLAS, DES, FET managers and other relevant bodies; · Ensure compliance with all Health and Safety and other legal requirements; · Maintain an ethos appropriate to adult learning; · Undertake any other duties appropriate to the needs of the local scheme as may be assigned by the Director of FET for the effective and efficient management of resources and having regard to the changing needs of the service. ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS A qualification at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications or its equivalent, and/or significant relevant work experience; Third level qualification(s) in relevant discipline(s) commensurate with this role would be a decided advantage. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE · A high level of knowledge and expertise in the area of Project Management; in particular, in the IT/ (TEL) arena; · Experience of implementing and administering FET programmes; in particular, programmes with an element of TEL; · Experience in designing and developing resources and content for education and training programmes; · Excellent motivation, interpersonal and team-working skills; · Excellent oral and written communication skills; · Excellent ICT and administration skills; · Industry experience would be beneficial; · Successful applicant will have a full driving licence and access to a car and be willing to work flexibly outside of normal working hours as required. COMPETENCIES Competencies will be informed by best practice Public Appointment Service Competency Framework for the Irish Public Service. · Team Leadership · Analysis and Decision Making · Delivery of Results · Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Specialist Knowledge, Expertise and Self Development · Drive and Commitment to Public Service Values Competencies required The appointee to Community Education Facilitator post will be required to show evidence of the following competencies: Team Leadership · Works with the team to facilitate high performance, developing clear and realistic objectives and addressing any performance issues that may arise · Provides clear information and advice as to what is required of the team · Strives to develop and implement new ways of working effectively to meet objectives · Leads the team by example, coaching and supporting individuals as required · Places high importance on staff development, training and maximising skills and capacity of team · Is flexible and willing to adapt, positively contributing to the implementation of change Analysis & Decision Making · Gathers and analyses information from relevant sources, whether financial, numerical or otherwise weighing up a range of critical factors · Takes account of any broader issues and related implications when making decisions · Uses previous knowledge and experience in order to guide decisions · Makes sound decisions with a well-reasoned rationale and stands by these · Puts forward solutions to address problems Delivery of Results · Takes responsibility and is accountable for the delivery of agreed objectives · Successfully manages a range of different projects and work activities at the same time · Is logical and pragmatic in approach, delivering the best possible results with the resources available · Delegates work effectively, providing clear information and evidence as to what is required · Proactively identifies areas for improvement and develops practical suggestions for their implementation · Demonstrates enthusiasm for new developments/changing work practices and strives to implement these changes effectively · Applies appropriate systems/processes to enable quality checking of all activities and outputs · Practices and promotes a strong focus on delivering high quality customer service, for internal and external customers Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Specialist Knowledge, Expertise and Self Development · Builds and maintains contact with colleagues and other stakeholders to assist in performing role · Acts as an effective link between staff and senior management · Encourages open and constructive discussions around work issues · Projects conviction, gaining buy-in by outlining relevant information and selling the benefits · Treats others with diplomacy, tact, courtesy and respect, even in challenging circumstances · Presents information clearly, concisely and confidently when speaking and in writing · Has a clear understanding of the roles, objectives and targets of self and team and how they fit into the work of the unit and Department/Organisation and effectively communicates this to others · Has high levels of expertise and broad Public Sector knowledge relevant to his/her area of work · Focuses on self-development, striving to improve performance Drive & Commitment to Public Service Values · Strives to perform at a high level, investing significant energy to achieve agreed objectives · Demonstrates resilience in the face of challenging circumstances and high demands · Is personally trustworthy and can be relied upon · Ensures that customers are at the heart of all services provided · Upholds the highest standards of honesty, ethics and integrity CONDITIONS OF SERVICE: Terms of Appointment The post is a whole-time temporary position. Remuneration: €49,507-€70,246 (pro-rata per annum) or new entrants €44,847- €70,246. IMPORTANT NOITCE RE: SALARY: As per DES guidelines, new appointees who are entering this grade for the first time will start at the minimum point of the scale. Incremental credit may only apply, if, immediately prior to appointment, the appointee is already a serving Civil or Public Servant. Rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy. Starting Salary is not subject to negotiation. Hours of work: A 35-hour week is in operation. Hours may be adjusted from time to time under relevant Public Sector Agreements. Annual leave: The Annual Leave entitlement for this post is 35 days. Sick Leave: Sick Leave will be in accordance with the arrangements authorised by the Minister for Education and Skills from time to time. How to Apply: Completed application form must be submitted online by the deadline 12.00 noon Tuesday 12th March 2024
Laser Machine Operative
Unilokomotive is a company based in Tuam specialising in the manufacture of Road and Rail Machinery. Due to continued expansion, we are recruiting a workshop floor operative to operate the laser machine. Ideally the successful candidate should be able to drive a forklift and have some welding experience. Excellent terms and conditions and opportunities to progress within the company. Hours of work: Monday to Thursday 8 am - 5 pm / Friday 8 am -1pm
Temporary Clerical Officer - Grade III (Rolling Panel)
Temporary Clerical Officer - Grade III (Rolling Panel) GRETB is seeking applications from experienced and enthusiastic people to join our Administration Support Departments. If you are interested in joining our team, please log in for further details on the application process. The Temporary Clerical Officer – Grade III Panel is a rolling Panel, interviews will be conducted in rounds. Further Information available in the Information Booklet attached. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE: Terms of Appointment: The posts are whole-time/part-time, temporary and pensionable. Location: The successful applicant(s) will be assigned to offices under the remit of GRETB e.g. GRETB HQ, Athenry, GRETB FET Centre, Mervue, Galway City, GRETB Training Centre, Mervue, Galway City and the post holder may be moved to another area of the organisation if required Remuneration: New Entrants: €27,146 - €44,111 Pre 01/01/2011 entrants: €29,283 - €44,111 IMPORTANT NOITCE RE: SALARY: As per DES guidelines, new appointees who are entering this grade for the first time will start at the minimum point of the scale. Incremental credit may only apply, if, immediately prior to appointment, the appointee is already a serving Civil or Public Servant. Rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy. Starting Salary is not subject to negotiation. Hours of work: A 35 hour week is in operation. Hours may be adjusted from time to time under relevant Public Sector Agreements. Annual leave: The Annual Leave entitlement for this post is 22 days. Sick Leave: Sick Leave will be in accordance with the arrangements authorised by the Minister for Education from time to time. How to Apply: Completed application form must be submitted online by 12.00 p.m. Friday, 31st May, 2024. Applications are based on the following Person Specification/Job Description: Person Specification Essential: Each candidate must: · Have the requisite knowledge, skills and competencies to carry out the role. Competencies will be informed by best practice Public Appointment Service competency frameworks for the Irish Public Service; · Be capable and competent of fulfilling the role to a high standard; · Have obtained at least Grade D3 in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate Examination (higher, ordinary, applied or vocational programmes) or equivalent or have passed an examination at the appropriate level within the QQI qualifications framework which can be assessed as being of a comparable to Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent or higher or have appropriate relevant experience which encompasses equivalent skills and expertise; · Be at least 17 years of age on or before the date of advertisement of the recruitment competition Desirable: · Have excellent administrative and IT Skills; · Be self-motivating, flexible and results focused; · Ability to prioritise and manage work in a dynamic and pressurised environment; · Excellent judgement, problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills; · Proven record as a team-player with a flexible approach; · Demonstrated experience of building and maintaining relationships; · Excellent organisational, communication, and interpersonal skills; · Have an understanding of the main features and current challenges of public service and regulatory reform; · Inniúlacht le dualgais an phoist a chomhlíonadh go héifeachtach trí mheán na Gaeilge/ Capacity to discharge the duties of the post through the medium of Irish. Job Description The appointee will report to the Head of the relevant department and will be delegated responsibility for varying functions as determined by Head of Department/Director of OSD/CE from time to time. Main Duties of Clerical Officers within GRETB: · Support the Manager(s) and colleagues within your department/function in order to achieve the key goals, objective and tasks; · Data input to financial systems;· Reconciliation of accounts and ensuring records are up-to-date and accurate; · Provide assistance and support to assist the achievement of deadlines; · Collate data for the preparation of reports; · Maintain a quality customer service focus when dealing with all clients of the unit; · Provide accurate information and respond to queries in an efficient, professional and courteous manner – in person, by phone, by correspondence; · Efficiently operate the telephone/switchboard and distribute calls / messages (as and when requested); · Ensure all documentation/forms are accurate and produced to a high quality; · Contribute to the development and implementation of appropriate management information systems as related to the delivery of administrative services on behalf of GRETB; · Attend relevant training as required from time-to-time; · Comply with the conditions which may be prescribed in other agreements applying to the work associated with this post; · Foster and support the development and use of ICT systems; · Carrying out such other projects or activities as may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Executive; Competencies required: The appointee to Clerical Officer (Grade III) post will be required to show evidence of the following competencies: Team work · Shows respect for colleagues and co-workers; · Develops and maintains good working relationships with others, sharing information and knowledge, as appropriate; · Offers own ideas and perspectives; · Understands own role in the team, making every effort to play his/her part; Information Management / Processing · Approaches and delivers all work in a thorough and organised manner; · Follows procedures and protocols, understanding their value and the rationale behind them; · Keeps high quality records that are easy for others to understand; · Draws appropriate conclusions from information; · Suggests new ways of doing things better and more efficiently; · Is comfortable working with different types of information, e.g. written, numerical, charts, and carries out calculations such as arithmetic, percentages etc.; Delivery of Results · Takes responsibility for work and sees it through to the appropriate next level; · Completes work in a timely manner; · Adapts quickly to new ways of doing things; · Checks all work thoroughly to ensure it is completed to a high standard and learns from mistakes; · Writes with correct grammar and spelling and draws reasonable conclusions from written instructions; · Identifies and appreciates the urgency and importance of different tasks; · Demonstrates initiative and flexibility in ensuring work is delivered; · Is self-reliant and uses judgement on when to ask manager or colleagues for guidance; Customer Service & Communication Skills · Actively listens to others and tries to understand their perspectives/requirements/needs; · Understands the steps or processes that customers must go through and can clearly explain these; · Is respectful, courteous and professional, remaining composed, even in challenging circumstances; · Can be firm when necessary and communicate with confidence and authority; · Communicates clearly and fluently when speaking and in writing; Specialist Knowledge, Expertise and Self Development · Develops and maintains the skills and expertise required to perform in the role effectively, e.g. relevant technologies, IT systems, spreadsheets, Microsoft Office, relevant policies etc.; · Clearly understands the role, objectives and targets and how they fit into the work of the unit; · Is committed to self-development and continuously seeks to improve personal performance; Drive & Commitment to Public Service Values ·Consistently strives to perform at a high level and deliver a quality service; · Serves the Government and people of Ireland; · Is thorough and conscientious, even if work is routine; · Is enthusiastic and resilient, persevering in the face of challenges and setbacks; · Is personally honest and trustworthy; · At all times, acts with integrity.
Instructor - Electrical Apprenticeship
Instructor, Electrical Apprenticeship - Immediate Vacancies and Rolling Panel GRETB are seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Instructor , Electrical Apprenticeship , Phase 2 with immediate vacancies to be filled in GRETB Training Centre, Mervue, Galway City. GRETB are seeking Instructors to deliver professional training for all aspects of the Standards Based Apprenticeship to the prescribed standards and in accordance with the relevant syllabus. Function of Job: To deliver professional training for all aspects of the Standards Based Apprenticeship to the prescribed standards and in accordance with the relevant syllabus. Duties/Responsibilities: · Instruct the apprentices in all aspects of the standards based apprenticeship i.e. practical skills, personal skills, relevant maths, science and drawing, related knowledge and hazards, to the prescribed standard and in accordance with the relevant syllabus; · Prepare lesson plans, course notes, presentational material and handouts as appropriate; · Schedule, conduct, correct and mark assessment/tests in accordance with the relevant assessment programmes and carry out associated administrative tasks; · Provide appropriate additional instruction and schedule, conduct, correct and mark repeat assessments in accordance with the prescribed referral procedure; · Maintain prescribed course records; · Supervise apprentices and ensure that correct, quality standards and safety procedures are observed; · Supervise apprentices in respect of their timekeeping, attendance, behaviour and application; · Prepare and issue progress reports to the employer in respect of apprenticeship; · Ensure adequate security of tools, equipment, machines and materials located in the training area; · Ensure that equipment and machines are maintained in accordance with the manufacturers recommended maintenance schedule; · Plan and ensure the timely delivery of all course material and non-capital tools and equipment; · Raise requests for the purchase and supply of course material and non-capital tools and equipment; · Ensure that course materials are used in an economical and cost effective manner; · Use new technology as appropriate to assist in delivering and administering training; · Engage in continuous professional development; · Complete other tasks and assignments as may be prescribed by line managers; · This list is not an exhaustive list and you may be required to take on other task and duties for the proper and effective performance of your role. Essential Requirements: The following are essential requirements for appointment to the post: · A National Craft Certificate or equivalent, together with a minimum of three years’ relevant post apprenticeship experience. Previous training, instructing or teaching experience and a recognised Training Qualification is desirable but not essential; · A high level of knowledge and expertise in the area of Further Education and Training; · Broad Public Sector knowledge relevant to this area of work; · Excellent oral and written communication skills; · Excellent ICT and administration skills; · Willingness to work flexible hours outside of normal office hours; · Full clean driving licence and access to a car. Competencies: All applicants will be assessed across the following areas: · Relevant experience and knowledge of the trade (Electrical) · Teaching/Instructing/Training Experience or Ability · Managing people and resources · Communication skills (which will be assessed through your application and interview) Conditions of Service: Term of Appointment: Two Year Contract Post: This post is a whole-time, pensionable, two year temporary contract. A panel may be formed from which future relevant permanent/temporary posts may be filled. Remuneration: €44,942- €71,086 (including two long service increments). Starting pay will be dependent on an applicant’s post-qualification experience. Incremental credit will be applied based on the number of years post-qualification experience up to a maximum of 5 increments. For example, an applicant taking up a position with 5 years post qualification experience, will start on point 6 of the scale which is €51,252. Salary is not subject to negotiation. Applicants will not enter the salary scale above point 6. Hours of Work: A 35 hour week is in operation, including finishing at 1.30 p.m. on Friday. Hours may be adjusted from time to time under relevant Public Sector Agreements. Annual Leave: The Annual Leave entitlement for this post is 25 days per annum. How to Apply: Completed applications must be submitted via online portal – www.gretb.ie/jobs Closing date 30/04/24 @ 16:00
Assistant Principal Officer - Procurement/Finance
ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OFFICER – PROCUREMENT/FINANCE - PERMANENT (Open Competition) Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) provides educational services within the Galway and Roscommon area. It has 21 schools and over 40 Further Education and Training Centres. There are almost 2000 staff employed by GRETB, over 27,000 learners, and it has a budget of approximately €150m. POST OF ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OFFICER: Applications are invited from suitable, qualified, and experienced persons for the post of Permanent Assistant Principal Officer – Procurement / Finance, which is approved by the Department of Education (DoE). The post holder will form part of the management structure of GRETB under the leadership of the Chief Executive. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE: Terms of Appointment: The post is a whole-time permanent contract. Location: Initially assigned to the Procurement Section, Galway and Roscommon ETB Head Office, Athenry, Co Galway. However, the post holder could be moved to another location or functional area of the organisation as required. Remuneration: €77,730- €94,671 (including two long service increments). IMPORTANT NOTICE RE: SALARY: As per DES guidelines, new appointees who are entering this grade for the first time will start at the minimum point of the scale. Incremental credit may only apply if, immediately prior to appointment, the appointee is already a serving Civil or Public Servant. Rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy. Starting Salary is not subject to negotiation. Hours of work: A 35-hour week is in operation. Hours may be adjusted from time to time under relevant Public Sector Agreements. Annual leave: The Annual Leave entitlement for this post is 30 days. Deadline: Completed applications must be submitted online by 12.00 noon on Monday 11th March 2024. Essential Requirements
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Accounts Administrative Assistant
Role Summary: To provide administrative support to the Accounts Manager and Credit Control Manager, undertaking clerical tasks, handling mail and basic bookkeeping, generating invoices, statement reconciliation and debt management. Responsibilities & Duties: · Perform customer statement reconciliations. · Allocate payments – cheques / cash / bank transfer / credit cards and process refunds. · Participate in monthly DD run and invoicing procedures. · Controlling credit and debt control. · Ad hoc tasks as required to support the financial function. · Assist colleagues where necessary. Requirements: · Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Office suite · Ability to work on own initiative with strong motivational skills. · Good written and communications skills. · Strong problem solving and numeracy skills. · Customer focused individual and a good team player. Terms: · Salary: Negotiable · Hours: 37 hours per week – 9:00am to 5:30p.m. Mon-Thurs; 9:00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Fri · Permanent CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON TO GO TO THEIR CAREERS PAGE WHERE YOU CAN CHECK THIS JOB AND ALL OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE.
About the Role We are looking for a Logistics Administrator to join our growing team. At Smyths Toys, we're proud to be one of the leading toy, software and nursery product retailers in Europe. We source our product range from an extensive array of UK, European and internationnal suppliers. This role is located at our Head Office in Galway. Salary: (depending on experience) Job Type: Full-time, Permanent Responsibilities/Duties: Executing and assisting in logistics plans to move providing administrative support to the Logistics Team. Communicating with Suppliers, Buyers and Agents in various regions. Internal reporting and projects as requested Ad hoc duties as requested by management Maintain quality throughout the logistics processes. The ideal candidate will have: Previous experience in a Logistics/Supply Chain environment is preferred. Relevant third level qualification (Minimum 2.2 degree) Strong organisational and administrative skills. Proficient in full Microsoft package, especially Excel. SAP experience is an advantage. Ability to multitask and work well to meet deadlines. Excellent verbal, written, communication and interpersonal skills. Be highly numerate and process focused. Knowledge of logistics subset. Benefits: An attractive and competitive salary A benefits package inclusive of: 4 weeks annual leave rising according to length of service Defined Contribution Pension Scheme on commencement In-store discount Company Sick Pay Scheme Company Maternity and Paternity Payments Life Event Gifts Length of Service Awards Life Assurance Cover EAP Bike to work scheme CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON TO GO TO THEIR CAREERS PAGE WHERE YOU CAN CHECK THIS JOB AND ALL OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE.